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Archibald L Williams

Military

Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. Collided with 'Glad to See Ya' over England

Service

People

  • Frederick Deck

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-25 #42-95361 'Glad to See Ya'. Deck's normal crew as piloted by Stuart Pearce who was a survivor of the accident. Deck's normal plane was 'Laden Maid' B-24 42-52560.

  • George Goodhand

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-24 #42-51331 with no name and 'Glad to See You'.

  • Philip Hudson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. Collided with 'Glad to See Ya' over England

  • LeRoy Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in practice mission involving collision with another plane. B-25 #42-95361 'Glad to See You'. Hurst plane piloted normally by Archibald Williams was B24#42-51331 with no name

  • Joseph Mazur

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group

  • Edward Stutzman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. 2 planes collided over England

  • Ernest Vickers

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed in training mission in B-24 # 42-51331. 2 planes collided over England

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Westfield, NJ, USA 1942

718 Bradford Avenue

Died Gooderstone, King's Lynn, Norfolk PE33, UK 16 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 July 2016 02:52:18 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank and events
Sources

http://453rd.blogspot.com/2010/01/silent-yokum.html

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2015 17:05:23 466thHistorian Changes to events, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement, Attlebridge Arsenal p. 46, p 265, p 202. / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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